The state of Rajasthan has a very rich culture and heritage. The capital city of Jaipur is one of the most popular cities in North India that is famous for its palaces, forts, shopping destinations and other tourist destinations. Udaipur, located at a distance of about twelve hours by road from Jaipur is one of the best places for heritage tourism. The Jaipur and Udaipur tours give you a fine example of the royal Rajput culture and heritage that is exemplified in its various palaces and forts.
Jaipur is famous as the Pink City of India owing to the pink color that is painted on the walls of the palaces and the other government buildings. The highlights of the Jaipur package tours are places of visit like the Jaipur City Palace, The Albert’s Museum, Ram Niwas Bagh, Jantar Mantar, Amber Fort and Palace. There are very old and huge markets which cater to the best of ethnic hand-woven textiles and jewelry. Markets such as Bapu Bazaar, Nehru Bazaar and Johri Bazaar are all must visit places in Jaipur. Jaipur is also famous for its star hotels. Most of the old palaces have been converted into heritage hotels which exemplify the true royal spirit and luxury. There is also a heritage village that has come about near Jaipur named Chowki Dhani, which is extremely appealing to the tourists.
The city of Udaipur is referred to as” The City of Lakes”. Udaipur is famous for its lakes and palaces. The Udaipur City Palace is one of the largest palaces in the world with the palace complex comprising of eleven palaces. This palace is built on a hill top in the banks of the Pichola Lake. The Lake Palace of Udaipur is also very beautiful. The other popular must see places in Udaipur include the Jagdish Temple, Laxmi Vilas Palace Sahelion Ki Bari Sajjan Garh Palace, Shiv Niwas Palace, Nehru Park, which is a pleasure garden, the beautiful Lake Pichola and a whole lot of such destinations.
The beauty of both these cities in Rajasthan is something that all would like to embrace at some point of time. Sumptuous vegetarian food greets you at the various restaurants here. Non Vegetarian food made in the Rajput cuisine is also available in the various restaurants.